Vehicle Overview

The DTS, formerly the DeVille, is a front-wheel-drive alternative in Cadillac's luxury sedan lineup. It competes with the Lincoln MKS, Volvo S80 and Chrysler 300C. The DTS can seat five or six.

New for 2011

The 2011 DTS gets free scheduled oil changes, tire rotations, replacement of engine and cabin air filters, and multipoint vehicle inspection for four years or 50,000 miles through Cadillac's Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance program. Otherwise, there are no significant changes.

The DTS' styling is linear and straightforward. It's 207.6 inches long (the roomier DTS-L is 215.6 inches long) making it larger and longer than the MKS, S80 and 300C. The model's styling is similar to Cadillac's STS sedan. Exterior features include:

  • Eggcrate grille
  • Central wreath-and-crest badging and fresh front-end sheet metal
  • Standard xenon headlights
  • Vanilla Latte and Tuscan Bronze ChromaFlair exterior colors
  • 17-inch wheels standard
  • Available 18-inch wheels and sunroof

The DTS can hold five or six occupants, with a choice of front bucket seats or a front bench. Interior features include:

  • Burl wood trim available
  • XM Satellite Radio, NavTraffic and OnStar available
  • Standard dual-zone automatic climate control (three-zone system with a zone for rear passengers is optional)
  • Optional heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats and heated steering wheel
  • Standard remote start system
  • Optional power folding mirrors, rain-sensing wipers and heated windshield-washer fluid

Under the Hood
The DTS is available with a choice of Northstar 4.6-liter V-8 engines, both mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Mechanical features include:

  • Base V-8 produces 275 horsepower and 295 pounds-feet of torque
  • Optional quicker-revving version makes 292 hp and 288 pounds-feet of torque
  • Optional Magnetic Ride Control

Safety features include:

  • Optional lane departure warning system uses a camera between the rearview mirror and windshield to warn drivers when they've strayed from their lane
  • Optional blind spot warning system senses when objects are in the driver's blind spot
  • Six standard airbags: side-impact, side curtain and dual front
  • Standard all-disc antilock brakes
  • Standard electronic stability system with brake assist
  • Standard traction control